The Refinery has been a long time dream of both Heidi and Lesley. Their goal is to provide a modern space with stunning views of the city and an experienced team to provide a range of quality services. It is a place to socialize, celebrate life and to feel pampered. Whether you are visiting us regularly or treating yourself while on vacation, we hope to impress you
Manicures & Pedicures
Waxing & sugaring
Owner & Certified Aesthetician
Lesley is a highly skilled Aesthetician with 10 years of experience in the industry. She has a natural ability to put clients at ease when addressing various skincare concerns. You are in good hands with Lesley and her understanding of natural skincare ingredients insures that you will receive the best in spa and at home skincare regimes. When she isn’t at the spa she is probably out hiking with her pup, Leo, or traveling to new and exciting places!
Owner & Certified Aesthetician
With 10+ years of experience under her belt, Heidi has a vast knowledge within the spa industry. Her favourite services to provide are full day spa experiences for brides, new moms, or just someone who really needs a day of pampering. As a mom of 2 boys she understands the importance of taking care of yourself before you can take care of others. When she isn’t at the spa you will most likely find her spending time in her happy place- at the cottage.
Certified Microblading + Lash extension Technician, Makeup Artist + Hair Stylist
Betty wears many hats, both literally and figuratively. As a woman with multiple talents and expertise she excels at providing fine detailed and meticulous services. Betty is a great asset to the spa and is your ultimate go-to person if you are getting married or would like a full makeover. Betty's hobbies include anything that gets her outdoors especially if involves playing ultimate Frisbee or travelling. She is curious by nature, asks a lot of questions and truly listens to her clients needs. She also enjoys wearing hats.
Registered Massage Therapist
Angela completed her RMT training in 2007 and continues to further her knowledge in the field. She believes in using a holistic and mindful approach to promote full body wellness, easing overworked muscles and providing clients with a strong sense of relaxation. Angela is a multitasking saint and is able to find a balance between chasing around a toddler and creating an eco-friendly environment at home. If you’re looking for a tasty vegetarian recipe just ask Angela.
Receptionist + Yoga Instructor
Whether it is handling your front desk needs or teaching a yoga class, Jen is great at creating an atmosphere for people to feel seen and that they've been led on an enjoyable experience, from hello to see you again soon. Jen truly in-bodies the meaning of “Zen” in every sense of the word. Health and well-being are top of mind and a big part of Jen’s personal life. She believes in finding a balance between things like nutrition, the joy of good food and baking birthday cakes. Something else that you might notice about Jen are her wicked cool collection of tattoos. We love having Jen around the Spa and we think you will too.
Steven is passionate about all things hair and is a master at cutting and highlighting. With over 10 years of experience he understands the importance of listening to his clients wants and needs, after all hair isn't always about what's on trend but more about making people feel comfortable in what they see for themselves. Steven is a plant enthusiast and an amateur fibre artist. When he’s not cutting hair you can find him wandering plant stores or greenhouses.. probably daydreaming about hair.
Colleen is an experienced Nurse Practitioner who has been practicing in the primary care setting for over 12 years. She is also actively involved at Queen's University teaching in the Nurse Practitioner Program. Colleen is passionate about medical aesthetics and helping you enhance your facial beauty.